Grammy and Na Hoku Hanohano award winner Kalani Pe`a will perform at The Shops at Wailea on Wednesday, Jan. 17. Enjoy a fun evening of enchanting Hawaiian music with an emphasis on Pe`a’s chart-topping album E Walea. He’ll also introduce more beautiful music from newest album Kanakaloka. Free. 5:30pm. The Shops at Wailea, (3750 Wailea Alanui Dr.); 808-891-6770; … [Read more...] about Kalani Pe`a performs at The Shops at Wailea
E Walea with Kalani Pe`a will happen at the Maui Arts and Cultural Center this Saturday, Aug. 5. Not only is Kalani Pe`a a Grammy winner, but he also won Na Hoku Hanohano’s 40th annual Best Contemporary Album of the Year award for E Walea. Kalani will perform an array of tunes that spans from Hawaiian music to contemporary, new originals and some favorites by Joe Cocker, Luther … [Read more...] about E Walea with Kalani Pe`a at Maui Arts and Cultural Center
Kalani Pe‘a is not just debuting his album, but himself. The cover photo of his album E Walea is a good indicator that Pe‘a is not a mere a newcomer to the Hawaiian genre; he’s a game-changer. Trading the beach for downtown Wailuku, an aloha T-shirt for a suit, a ukulele for an infectious smile and a shaka for a kalo necktie, you can see Pe‘a is different. But the 33-year-old … [Read more...] about Is Maui singer Kalani Pe`a a game-changer in Hawaiian music?